For years accused of being "gagged" by Turkey, a resolution adopted overwhelmingly by the US Congress to recognise the Armenian genocide goes beyond reacting to Turkish actions in northern Syria.
The decision by the US House of Representatives to pass legalisation tightening up the scrutiny of Hong Kong's autonomy from mainland China could mark a significant inflection point in the continuing impasse between the protestors there and the authorities in Beijing.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg testifies before US Congress
Using the office of the president for personal political benefit comports with both the standard understandings of bribery and the broader category of high crimes and misdemeanors.
For President Donald Trump, maintaining his personal friendship with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro — another right-wing leader with authoritarian tendencies — is seemingly more important than leading the charge against the disaster unfolding in Brazil.
A law mandating 12 "supercarriers" is too big a cost burden, while strategists worry that they are increasingly vulnerable to Russia and China.
The U.S. Treasury says it won't be handing over President Donald Trump's tax returns, making a legal battle likely.
President Donald Trump responded to the Democrats with a legal maneuver in a bid to block a request to hand over financial records sought by Congress
The WikiLeaks founder was charged by U.S. officials with conspiring to hack into government computers.
Hitting back against Michael Cohen, the US President said it was “terrible” that the Congress hearing took place while he was the Vietnam Summit.
The partial US government shutdown is set to run into the new year, as an impasse continues over Donald Trump's Mexico border wall plan.
While it is impossible to know what will come out of these requests, the [Cummings] letters offer some clues about what Trump officials can expect in 2019.
With Democrats about to take over the House Oversight Committee, White House corruption is going to take center stage.
This president is not going to be forced out of office because of infidelity. Congress has been down that road before — and it led nowhere.
Critics fear the move will lead to a repeat of reckless lending by bankers
Former FBI director's notes on conversations with President Donald Trump unusually also made available to the press.
Bill provides for 1.6 trillion dollars in tptal spending but nothing to replace DACA and only 1.2 billion to begin on the Mexican border wall.
The bill now goes to the Senate which is expected to vote before current government funding expires at midnight on Friday
Trump has been viewing prototypes for his proposed border wall with Mexico, but protesters insist that the nine-metre structure won't prevent migration.
A US congressional panel has voted to release a Democratic rebuttal to allegations of political bias in the ongoing Russia investigation.